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An Asymptotically Optimal RFID Authentication Protocol Against Relay Attacks

@article{Avoine2008AnAO,
  title={An Asymptotically Optimal RFID Authentication Protocol Against Relay Attacks},
  author={Gildas Avoine and Aslan Tchamkerten},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2008},
  volume={abs/0809.4183}
}
Relay attacks are a major concern for RFID systems: during an authentication process an adversary transparently relays messages between a verifier and a remote legitimate prover. We present an authentication protocol suited for RFID systems. Our solution is the first that prevents relay attacks without degrading the authentication security level: it minimizes the probability that the verifier accepts a fake proof of identity, whether or not a relay attack occurs. 

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